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Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 59,995 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 551 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide (latest outcomes from 61,942 users) has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of hydrochlorothiazide reports

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 41,549 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

Trend of Hair loss reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 59,995 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 551 people (0.92%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Hydrochlorothiazide reports

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss5.26%15.79%15.79%10.53%26.32%26.32%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss89.30%10.70%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%1.24%3.73%11.20%21.99%61.83%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Hydrochlorothiazide ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%56.25%43.75%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (99 people, 17.97%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (46 people, 8.35%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (36 people, 6.53%)
  4. Hepatitis c (31 people, 5.63%)
  5. Depression (27 people, 4.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (96 people, 17.42%)
  2. Atenolol (80 people, 14.52%)
  3. Lisinopril (74 people, 13.43%)
  4. Lipitor (65 people, 11.80%)
  5. Norvasc (56 people, 10.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Hallucinations and skin thas red and hurts
    (Asked by a 46 year old woman who has Hallucinations.skin Thats Red Like A Sun Burn And Mouth Blisters, and takes Hydrochlorothiazide, Sudafed, Levothyroxine Thyroid)
    I am having horrable hallucinations.manic episodes because i slam on the brakes to avoid people or animals that are not there.i feel like im going to razy.high bood pressure, heavy breathing and anxiety.my face and body have spoys that are like a sun burn and blisters in my mouth.emergency room accu ...

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    (Asked by a 62 year old man who has Hydrocele, Breast Enlargement, and takes Hydrochlorothiazide, Metformin)
    At age 62 breast seam to enlarge over the last two years

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    (Asked by a 47 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Oxcarbazepine)
    has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot it just seems like the last month and a half maybe that I've noticed that my hair has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot where its really thin and you can see the scalp and he increased my dosage by 600 mi ...

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    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Fatigue, Headache, Elevated Blood Pressure, Eating More Alkaline Foods Helps Reduce Pain, Abdominal Pain Upper, Upper Back Pain, Indigestion, Slightly Yellow, and takes Hydrochlorothiazide)
    I started out thinking that I had pancreatitis, had all the symptoms, abdominal pain that went all the way thru to the back & inability to digest food (chronic indigestion). I read about keeping the bodys pH better balanced, bought pH test strips (urine) & found I was very acidic. I began eating mor ...

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    (Asked by a 66 year old woman who has High Blood Cholesterol, Potassium - Low, High Blood Sugar, High Blood Pressure, and takes Simvastatin, Losartan, Hctz)
    presently having symptoms which appear to be upper respitory infection want to take muninex for nasal/chest congestion coughing will it interact okay with the HCTZ please advise

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